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Kissinger: A Biography

Kissinger: A Biography

Forfatter:
Walter Isaacson
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By the time Henry Kissinger was made secretary of state in 1973, he had become, according to a Gallup poll, the most admired person in America and one of the most unlikely celebrities ever to capture the world's imagination. Yet Kissinger was also reviled by large segments of the American public, ranging from liberal intellectuals to conservative activists. Kissinger explores the relationship between this complex man's personality and the foreign policy he pursued. Drawing on extensive interviews with Kissinger as well as 150 other sources, including US presidents and his business clients, this first full-length biography makes use of many of Kissinger's private papers and classified memos to tell his uniquely American story. The result is an intimate narrative, filled with surprising revelations, that follows this grandly colorful statesman from his childhood as a persecuted Jew in Nazi Germany, through his tortured relationship with Richard Nixon, to his later years as a globe-trotting business consultant.

Sprog:
Engelsk
Kategori:
Biografier

Mere info om lydbogen:

Forlag:
Blackstone Publishing
Udgivet:
2013-10-09
Længde:
34T 30M
ISBN:
9781483073569

Mere info om e-bogen:

Forlag:
Simon & Schuster
Udgivet:
2013-11-21
ISBN:
9781439127216

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